North Carolina Wedding Photographers

North Carolina Wedding Photographers

Find North Carolina photographers serving: Charlotte, Raleigh, Greensboro, Durham, Winston-Salem, Fayetteville, Cary, Wilmington, High Point, Greenville, Asheville, Chapel Hill

North Carolina Wedding Photography, Engagement Photo Sessions + Elopements

NO STOPPING LOVE - In recent months, many of our wedding photographers have communicated their desire to accommodate couples who don’t want to wait to be married and are quickly moving forward with smaller ceremonies.

By planning a simple North Carolina elopement, couples are able to stay present in the moment and fully absorb the impact of their wedding day. Given the fact that many couples feel more natural and at ease in intimate settings, it's no surprise that some of the most breathtaking wedding images come from elopements.

The WPJA has an abundance of top-ranked, North Carolina documentary wedding photographers available right now who understand that some weddings and elopements can’t wait. Find yours today!

Recent WPJA WedElope Story Awards

North Carolina Photographers for Large or Small Weddings

Shooting an elopement or small North Carolina wedding event is a wedding photojournalist’s dream: a fairly open schedule with lots of breathing space for creativity – it’s just the photographer, the couple, the officiant, and perhaps a few select companions.

United States WPJA members are ready to document any DIY - do it yourself, pop-up, courthouse, or elopement wedding, even if it is a Monday-Thursday ceremony. Search for the “Can Shoot Weddings on Short Notice!” message on the listings below.

20 North Carolina Wedding Photographers...

Cindy Brown Photography

Cindy Brown

Atlanta in Georgia, US *Now booking North Carolina weddings.
3300 (USD)
Wedding photography of real moments by Leah Moyers

Leah Moyers

Sevierville in Tennessee, US *Now booking North Carolina weddings.
450/hour (USD)
Wedding and Elopement Photographer Rosina DiBello

Rosina DiBello

Deerfield Beach in Florida, US *Now booking North Carolina weddings.
3500 (USD)
Wedding elopement photography by Bryan Aleman - L'amour Artistic Wedding Media

Bryan Aleman

Pigeon Forge in Tennessee, US *Now booking North Carolina weddings.
350/hour (USD)

Joyce Perlman

San Francisco in California, US *Now booking North Carolina weddings.
4200 (USD)
Engagement, elopement and wedding photography by Samantha Moore of So Many Moments LLC

Samantha Moore

Sarasota in Florida, US *Now booking North Carolina weddings.
2950 (USD)

Robert Walker

Dallas in Texas, US *Now booking North Carolina weddings.
2400 (USD)

Dan Harris

Jacksonville in Florida, US *Now booking North Carolina weddings.
300/hour (USD)
Emie McGee wedding photography studio - Emie's Photo LLC

Emie McGee

Lynchburg in Virginia, US *Now booking North Carolina weddings.
1500 (USD)
Wedding ceremony photography by Marissa Daly of Marissa Joy Photography

Marissa Daly

Los Angeles in California, US *Now booking North Carolina weddings.
3800 (USD)

Map of Wedding Photojournalists Serving North Carolina Couples

North Carolina Wedding Elopement Photography - WedElope

View WedElope Image Galleries by North Carolina Wedding Photographers from Small Events and Intimate Elopements.

North Carolina Wedding, Elopement and Engagement Images by WPJA Photographers

Below are some North Carolina wedding photography samples from the world’s best wedding photographers of the WPJA. Some of these North Carolina marriage pictures might be artistic portraits, details, or documentary-style images that have come from getting ready sessions, wedding ceremonies, reception venues, or North Carolina engagement portrait sessions with couples.

At the beautiful Ballantyne Country Club in North Carolina, the wedding guests laughed as the officiant shared a funny story of the bride and groom, surrounded by an arbor of yellow sunflowers
At the Sanderling Resort, Duck, NC, the groom was lifted in the air during wedding reception dancing
Venue staff react to trying to light the ends of sparkler for wedding guests prior to the wedding couples exit at The Ridge, Asheville, North Carolina
The sun shone brightly behind the cross as the bride and groom exchanged their vows in a breathtaking sunrise ceremony at Pretty Place - Camp Greenville
At the River Run Country Club, Davidson, NC, the bride was getting ready, and putting lashes on
At the Board & Batten Events in Lexington, NC, the bride and bridesmaids make a unique entrance, donning cowgirl hats and making a statement as they enter the reception, captured by the North Carolina photographer
At the Olde Beau Resort & Golf Club in North Carolina, the couple can't contain their laughter during a speech revealing everything about the groom, capturing a joyous and lighthearted moment
North Carolina couple embraced rain and showed their true personalities at The Farm of Asheville

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Can a wedding photojournalist create artistic portraits on my North Carolina wedding day?
A: While wedding photojournalists strive to capture candid moments on the wedding day, our photographers also are skilled artists who can compose powerful portraits. If you have a specific vision of what types of images you want from your wedding day, look at the top-ranked North Carolina wedding photographers who have earned Artistic Guild awards for portrait and detail images.
Q: Who are the best North Carolina wedding photographers for small elopements?
A: The WPJA is proud to have some of the top North Carolina documentary wedding photographers for elopements. Our members are able to submit WedElope Stories that take you step-by-step, via a 9 image picture story, through the unique and moving elopements that take place around the world.
Q: How can couples find North Carolina photographers for pre-wedding engagement portraits?
A: The WPJA issues Diamond Awards for North Carolina wedding photographers to showcase their best engagement photography work. These awards are given to photographers who prove that they have an ability to be creative, artistic, and intuitive while working on-location with couples who are newly engaged.
WPJA Communiqué: Featured Wedding Photography Articles
While some people live for the hustle and bustle of a big wedding with extravagant décor and an impossibly long guest list, others find these kinds of weddings to be too much hoopla, preferring instead something simpler and quieter, allowing for more intimacy between them...Read more
So your wedding is just around the corner and you’ve decided to elope , either because you want to do this on a budget , avoid a large wedding party, or simply to enjoy the day together with minimal distractions and as little stress as possible . They say 'all you...Read more
Traditionally speaking, often times it is the couple’s families who help pay for their wedding. However, unfortunately that’s just not possible for everyone, especially these days when the cost of weddings can quickly and easily get out of control. Some couples...Read more

RAVES, REVIEWS, AND North Carolina WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER RECOMMENDATIONS

Corley & Don

Photo by Neil Thurston

Hi Neil and Lisa, Don and I are beyond thrilled with our pictures! The quality, detail, and beauty of the pictures is just so obvious. Aside from all those things, we love that you captured the sequence of events in a photojournalistic fashion. I've gotten comments from many of my friends/family that these are the best pictures they have ever seen, and of course we are just so proud that they are our pictures. I also have to chuckle a little because you guys were such an organized but chill vendor and as a project manager myself, I know how much preparation you both did behind the scenes to make that work. We couldn't be any happier and if you ever need a reference - email, phone, whatever - please do not hesitate to call.

Bride and groom exit the Mary Gay House in a shower of bubbles

Sarah and Adam

Photo by Cindy Brown

Cindy: I can’t tell you how much we appreciate all the wonderful photos you took— somehow, they are all both absolutely stunning and truly capture the people, emotions, and experience of our wedding. None of the photos feel forced, and they all make me smile. I can’t tell you how much it means to see myself in these photos— looking natural, beautiful, and, above all, happy!

Kitty Hawk Wedding Photography by Neil GT Photographer

Heather and Andrew

Photo by Neil Thurston

Wow! I am speechless, these photos are absoloutely amazing! Thank you so much for capturing these precious moments on our wedding day!